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- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- John Whitbeck Chairman, Virginia Republican Party
- Donna Edwards Democratic Candidate, U.S. Senate; Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MD, 4th Congressional District)
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